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Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2007
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Louwtjie Vlok
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 14.00 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 1.80 g/l
Total Acid : 5.30 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.54 g/l
SO2 : 75 mg/l
Appellation : Coastal
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
This wine is deep flavoured with ripe plum, mulberry and sweet prune on the nose and a dry earthy finish. Ripe tannin core.
Ageing Potential
Cellaring potential of another 2-3 years.
Blend Information
100% Pinotage
Food Suggestions
This wine compliments red meat casseroles and pasta dishes.
In The Vineyard
The Pinotage is trellised on Hutton & Broken Granite against the Bottelary Hills with an east-west row direction. It is managed with drip irrigation.
About The Harvest
The grapes are harvested at 24.0° - 25° B with an average yield of 7 tons/ha.
In The Cellar
Pump overs every 4-5 hours at 26° - 28° C for +/- 5 days. Inoculated with NT116 & NT2000 yeast strains. Matured for 7 months in new French oak barrels.

Other Vintages
Koopmanskloof Pinotage Rosé 2016 Stephan Smit Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage Rosé 2015 Stephan Smit Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2014 Stephan Smit Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2013 Stephan Smit Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2011 Stephan Smit Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage Rosé 2011 Louwtjie Vlok Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2010 Stephan Smit Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2009 Louwtjie Vlok Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2008 Louwtjie Vlok Pinotage
Koopmanskloof Pinotage 2007 Louwtjie Vlok Pinotage

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